Press Releases

May 22, 2018 Press Release
‘I am proud to have worked with FEMA and local officials to secure this increased funding for our Alamo City law enforcement’

SAN ANTONIO, TX – The City of San Antonio has been awarded $1.5 million by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency to address local needs in order to prevent, protect against, mitigate, and respond to acts of terrorism. Thrilled by the news, U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement:

May 21, 2018 Press Release
Introduces much-needed overtime pay fix

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Will Hurd introduced bipartisan legislation to improve the overtime payment process for our Customs and Border Patrol agents. H.R.

May 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Eagle Pass High School Senior Keanna Saucedo was named the winner of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for the 23rd District of Texas. Her winning artwork, a drawing titled “Beyond the Riverside,” depicts the natural landscape of the Rio Grande River in between her hometown of Eagle Pass and Piedras Negras, Mexico, and will be displayed in the U.S.

May 9, 2018 Press Release
We cannot avoid action any longer'

Washington, D.C. – Today, a group of Republican lawmakers introduced a discharge petition to force a series of floor votes on four DACA, immigration and border security bills. If the petition, led by Rep. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26), receives 218 signatures, it will force a vote on H. Res. 774 that Rep.

May 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In response to the Administration’s recent announcement regarding the Iran Deal, U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement:

May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On May 8, 2018, U.S. Representative Will Hurd met with Foreign Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister of Georgia Ambassador Tedo Japaridze.  They affirmed the importance of the U.S.-Georgia bilateral relationship and discussed shared priorities including Georgia’s commitment to modernization and institutional reforms, the importance of U.S.

May 2, 2018 Press Release
‘It’s an honor to reflect on our city’s accomplisments over the past three centuries during Commemorative Week’

WASHINGTON, DC – In honor of San Antonio’s Tricentennial Commemorative Week, U.S. Representative Will Hurd co-sponsored with his fellow San Antonio colleagues a bipartisan resolution recognizing the 300th anniversary of the Alamo City’s founding.

April 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, following the House of Representatives vote to impose sanctions on Iranian regime officials for politically-motivated human rights abuses and hostage-taking, including new sanctions for individuals complicit in politically-motivated detentions of Americans citizens. U.S. Representative Will Hurd released the following statement:

April 25, 2018 Press Release
Amendment #147 will save countless military hours & taxpayer dollars

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Will Hurd and Henry Cuellar have introduced a bipartisan amendment to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018, that supports active-duty military personnel and their families who frequently travel back and forth to Washington.

April 25, 2018 Press Release
Local Chamber receives State and National Recognition

EL PASO, TX – The El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce was recognized by the state of Texas as Small Chamber of the Year and as Chamber of the Year at the 2018 U.S. Chamber Convention. Thrilled by the news, U.S. Representative Will Hurd issued the following statement: